Excel COUNTA() Function

Excel COUNTA() Function

The COUNTA() function counts the number of cells in a range that are not empty.

Syntax

`COUNTA([value1], [value [2], ...)`

Parameter

value1(required)- This parameter represents the first cell in the range.

value2, …(optional)- It represents the second, third and so on cells in the range.

Category

Statistical

Returns

This function returns the count of the number of cells that are not empty.

Example 1

Objective: Use COUNTA function to find the number of cells that are not empty.

 List of Numbers Result Formula 13 11 50 3 =COUNTA(A18:C18) 191 A 1 3 =COUNTA(A19:C19) 82 20 2 =COUNTA(A20:C20) -82.5 B 2 =COUNTA(A21:C21)

Example 2

 Rows/Columns B C D E F 90 Emp_ID Employee Name City/State Department Salary 91 E001 Beena Singh New York Marketing 92 E002 Ritu Sisodia Sales Executive 93 E003 Gajni Seth Texas \$115,550 94 E004 Ram nath Kovind Texas Customer Support \$99,500 95 E005 Ram nath Kovind Texas Customer Support \$35,000

Objective: To count the non-empty cells in the data

 Result Formula 33 =COUNTA(B90:F95)